• Kingsport Chamber News Release - Golf Scramble Set for May 7 at Ridgefields

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    March 14, 2018
    Wednesday, March 14, 2018                                                                                      
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                
    Bob Feagins
    Executive Director of Communications & Development
    Kingsport Chamber
    Office: (423) 392-8815
    Mobile: (423) 967-8839
    Kingsport Chamber Golf Scramble set for Monday, May 7 at Ridgefields
    Food City, Pepsi and Hunter Smith Davis to host event
    NOTE:  Attached please find Kingsport Chamber logo and Kingsport Chamber Golf Scramble logo.
    KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The Kingsport Chamber 26th Annual Golf Scramble is set for Monday, May 7 at Ridgefields.
    Due to the popularity of the event, two rounds will be available with tee times at 8:45 a.m. and 2 p.m.
    Sponsored by Food City, Pepsi and Hunter Smith Davis, the tournament benefits the Kingsport Chamber and its Keep Kingsport Beautiful and Leadership Kingsport programs.
    Texas Roadhouse is the lunch and dinner sponsor and breakfast will be provided by Food City.
    Media sponsors include the Kingsport TimesNews, AM 640 WXSM Xtreme Sports Monster and Spectrum Reach.
    “Your Kingsport Chamber Golf Scramble is always a fun and very popular event and a great way to network with a number of Kingsport business leaders,” Kingsport Chamber President and CEO Miles Burdine said.  “This is an important fundraiser for two of our vital programs – Keep Kingsport Beautiful and Leadership Kingsport.  A big thanks to Food City, Pepsi and Hunter Smith Davis for being the title sponsors and to all of the other companies and individuals who support this tournament.  We invite everyone to enter a team or sponsor a hole and join us for what promises to be another fun and enjoyable day at Ridgefields.”
    Awards will be given to the top three places in two flights in both the morning and afternoon rounds. 
    Hole competitions include prizes for longest drive on two holes, most accurate drive on two holes and closest to the pin on each of the four par threes.
    Hole sponsorships are available for $250 and individual player entry fees are $150 per player or $600 for a team of four.
    A chairman’s discount package is offered for $775 and includes a team of four and hole sponsorship.
    To enter the Kingsport Chamber 26th Annual Golf Scramble or to sponsor a hole, call Nora Davis, Kingsport Chamber communications and events coordinator, at 392-8827 or send an email to ndavis@kingsportchamber.org.
    “We are most grateful to Ridgefields and its outstanding and talented team for hosting the Kingsport Chamber Golf Scramble again now for the twenty-sixth year,” Burdine added.  “Ridgefields is a beautiful club and it’s a huge asset for our community.  We hope golfers will take advantage of the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful and challenging Donald-Ross golf course at Ridgefields and have a fun day of fellowship with other Kingsport Chamber members.”
    The Kingsport Chamber is composed of two non-profit organizations:  the Kingsport Chamber Foundation (501(c)(3)) and Kingsport Chamber of Commerce (501(c)(6)). 
    The Kingsport Chamber Foundation manages, promotes, supports and assists a number of charitable, educational, environmental, leadership, quality of life and wellness programs that have a tremendous impact on the Kingsport community.
    Programs of the Kingsport Chamber Foundation include:  Communications & Development; Downtown Concert Series; Education & Workforce Development; Fun Fest; Healthy Kingsport; Keep Kingsport Beautiful; Kingsport Leadership Programs (Leadership Kingsport and S.H.O.U.T.!® Youth Leadership); Kingsport Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship (KOSBE); Move to Kingsport; Santa Train; STREAMWORKS; Tennessee/Virginia Scholars; and Visit Kingsport.
    The Kingsport Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to utilize resources and focus efforts on enhancing a strong and viable business environment for the Kingsport area. 
    Programs of the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce include:  Communications & Development; Government Relations; and Membership.  The Kingsport Chamber of Commerce has nearly 1,000 members.
    For more information on the Kingsport Chamber, go to KingsportChamber.org or call (423) 392-8800.  We’re social too; follow us on our Facebook page, Your Kingsport Chamber, and on our Twitter account, @kptchamber.